"Blood Libel" refers to the idea that a person or group of persons have been falsely accused of being involved in human sacrifice, ritual murder, and/or cannibalism. It is traditionally an anti-Semitic slur related to the myth that Jews used Christian children's blood in rituals. Oh, and Sarah Palin is pretty certain that everyone has been Blood Libeling her lately. Sorry 'bout the blood libel, SP! We'll all refudiate it as soon as we can figure out WTF you are talking about.
Deadspin has posted several role-playing foot fetish videos of a woman who looks like New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's wife.
Rupesh Shingadia: just a regular dude cosplaying as spanish golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez. No big deal. "I wanted to do something to show my support for the European team and I thought of Miguel. These days sportsmen have become devoid of character. But Miguel does his own thing and I love the way he walks around the course with a cigar clamped between his teeth." And ladies: please stop with the wedding proposals on Facebook, Rupesh wants you to love him for Rupesh, not for Cigar Guy.
Rush Limbaugh got married! Then he posted all his wedding photos to Facebook, so that you tell him how presidential he looks. Schmoozing with Elton John is particularly presidential.
A rare Zedonk, mix of a Donkey and a Zebra, was born at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega.
Refudiate, re·fu·di·ate, verb: "To rebut or deny." Example: "I'm Sarah Palin, and I might actually be the biggest moron on the planet, because I honestly think that 'Refudiate' is a word."
A UFO over Xiaoshan Airport in Hangzhou, China, shut down operations for an hour last week after airport radars corroborated witness accounts of "a glowing object hovering in the afternoon sky and moving weirdly." I'm really hoping this is some elaborate promo for an awesome Chinese version of District 9.
Something exciting happened on Fourth of July!!! Ex-hot-dog-eating champ Takeru Kobayashi was arrested today after attempting to storm the stage following Joey Chestnut's victory in the 95th annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition.
Times Square's Naked Cowboy is issuing a cease-and-desist letter to the Naked Cowgirl.
The world's tackiest sculpture, an absurd 62-foot statue of Jesus celebrating some kind of metaphorical touchdown against the devil, was destroyed by lightning from Heaven yesterday in Ohio. Proving once and for all that while God may or may not be benevolent, he at least has a modicum of taste. RIP Touchdown Jesus.
Venus Williams finally had a victory at the French Open. It’s been a sort of millstone around her neck and she did it in “high” fashion.
Simon Monjack, husband of the late Brittany Murphy, was found dead in his Los Angeles home last night.
A Phillies fan that caused a disruption on the field gets an electrified response. I don't think he even had time to yell out "Don't tase me, bro!". I also don't think he would have expected to be tasered for being goofy either.
OMG OMG, the trailer for Sex and the City 2 is finally here and it's got everything, from camels to cameltoe.
"Admiral Ackbar" is a trending topic on Google search right now, which means that it's going to be a good day.
The pilot who crashed into an Austin, Texas building this morning reportedly set his home on fire before hitting the IRS complex.
Tautology Club is a club that focuses on tautologies. Essentially, a tautology club, if you will.
David Sills is a 13-year-old football prodigy who has just committed to play Quarterback at USC. In 2015.
Focus on the Family has paid CBS $2.5 million for a 30-second pro-life Super Bowl commercial which will feature Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow.
The Los Angeles Fire Department's air-rescue unit rescued a dog from the raging waters of the Los Angeles river after days of torrential downpours that have caused the evacuations of several local communities.
Was Venus Williams wearing underpants at the Australian Open, wondered rich people everywhere.
The Ady Gil, a stealth boat used by the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherds, was cut in half by a Japanese vessel in the Antarctic this morning. The six-man crew was rescued.
CBS made this mash-up of Frosty the Snowman scenes with lines by NPH in “How I Met Your Mother.”
Tila Tequila woke up this morning and decided she wanted to get totally naked and rant about her life troubles. Which, don't we all sometimes?
Primary School Teacher Jane Moyle quit her job once authorities discovered she and teacher-husband Colin had a video on an X-rated website. Maybe they considered it sex education for their students?
In case you missed it: Mine That Bird, a horse favored only 50-1, became the second-biggest underdog to win the Kentucky Derby. Purchased for only $9,500 and ridden by jockey Calvin Borel, the horse pulled away from the pack toward the end of the run and won by almost seven lengths.
Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed in a hit and run auto accident last night in Fullerton, CA. after making his 2009 debut last night against the Oakland Athletics. He pitched six shut-out innings before being relieved by the bullpen. A truly sad story!
CNBC's Rick Santelli called for a "Chicago Tea Party" to protest Obama's housing rescue plan and government spending in general.
We may not be in a Great Depression, but who says recession cuisine has to be just boxed mac & cheese? 93-year old Clara Cannucciari (who knows a thing or two about the Great Depression) recounts her childhood while she prepares meals from the era.
John Travolta and Kelly Preston's autistic 16-year-old son dies from an apparent seizure while the family vacationed in the Bahamas.
John Costelloe, who played gay fireman/lover-short order cook Johnny Cakes in The Sopranos, has taken his life according to the NY Post. Costello, a former NYPD fireman, shot himself the head in his basement bedroom last week, leaving his many friends questioning, Why?
Thierry Magon de la Villehuchet was found in his office this morning with multiple stab wounds, with pills and a box cutter nearby.
Everyone's trying to find out more about Sondra Fortunato on Google today. Sondra Fortunato is a Giants superfan who was forcibly removed from the game this weekend because her outfit was offending other people in the stadium.
Two police officers in Cuero, TX managed to capture video footage of the ever elusive Chupacabra.
Considered by many to represent the "real" Carrie Bradshaw, Allison is a media staple whose entrepreneurial methods of self-made online publicity have garnered her continued attention.
Miss Teen South Carolina answers a beauty pageant question about American ignorance by showing off some of her own.